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  • April 5- Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant on Tuesday signed a far-reaching law allowing people with religious objections to deny wedding services to same-sex couples and protecting other actions considered discriminatory by gay rights activists. Mississippi is the latest state drawing national protest for a law seen as anti-lesbian, gay, bisexual and...

  • April 5- Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant on Tuesday signed a far-reaching law allowing people with religious objections to deny wedding services to same-sex couples and protecting other actions considered discriminatory by gay rights activists. Mississippi is latest state drawing national protest for a law seen as anti-lesbian, gay, bisexual and...

  • April 4- A UBS AG unit must pay more than $4.7 million to a customer's former spouse who alleged that the firm improperly released accounts worth $12 million to her ex-husband despite a court order freezing those assets, a U.S. federal judge has ruled. UBS Financial Services Inc of Puerto Rico was negligent in releasing the accounts to David Efrón, a Puerto Rico...

  • April 4- A UBS AG unit must pay more than $4.2 million to a customer's former spouse who alleged that the firm improperly released accounts worth $12 million to her ex-husband despite a court order freezing those assets, a U.S. federal judge has ruled. UBS Financial Services Inc of Puerto Rico was negligent in releasing the accounts to David Efrón, a Puerto Rico...

  • Mikhail Gutseriev, of RussNeft OAO

    Of course, the celebration was pennies and nickels for Mikhail Gutseriev, who Forbes reports is worth $6.2 billion.

  • *Some Qataris living beyond their means. DOHA, March 3- Credit cards on the limit, huge bank borrowings and a struggle to repay loans: these are the personal debt problems of some Qataris despite the Gulf state's reputation for fabulous wealth. Many are borrowing enormous sums from local banks to finance lifestyles they cannot afford, according to a study by Qatar...

  • *Openreach infrastructure must be opened to rivals. *BT dominance remains bone of contention. LONDON, Feb 25- BT will have to give rivals greater access to its infrastructure to help improve high speed broadband coverage and must meet tougher targets on fixing faults in order to avoid a break-up of the former monopoly group, industry watchdog Ofcom said on...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 15- Before the Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage across the United States last June, couples in 13 states still had to perform a complicated dance of filing separate tax returns, even if they had been legally married in another state. This year will be the first time that those couples- and others who delayed marriage until the landmark court...

  • On Thursday, the board of Viacom Inc, the company that owns the Paramount movie studio, MTV and other assets, gave his chairmanship to Philippe Dauman and made Redstone chairman emeritus. Redstone, a Harvard- educated lawyer from Boston, became one of U.S. media's most powerful figures by building up his family's theater chain, National Amusements, starting in the...

  • BOISE, Jan 21- Naghmeh Abedini is looking forward to reuniting next week with her husband, Saeed, the Iranian-American pastor freed on Saturday after more than three years in an Iranian prison. Saeed Abedini was traveling to Asheville, North Carolina on Thursday and could not be reached for comment. Suzan Johnson Cook, Ambassador-at-Large for International...

  • LONDON, Jan 12- Media mogul Rupert Murdoch and former supermodel Jerry Hall got engaged over the weekend, announcing their plans to tie the knot in a classified ad on Tuesday in the Times newspaper, which is owned by Murdoch's News Corp.. Murdoch, a native of Melbourne, Australia, and Hall, who hails from Gonzales, Texas, were first photographed together at the Rugby...

  • LONDON, Jan 12- Media mogul Rupert Murdoch announced his engagement to former supermodel Jerry Hall on Tuesday and gave details of plans for his fourth marriage in a classified advert in one of his British newspapers. Published in the Births, Marriages and Deaths section of the Times newspaper, the advert read: "Mr Rupert Murdoch, father of Prudence, Elisabeth,...

  • Jan 12- Media baron Rupert Murdoch announced his engagement to former supermodel Jerry Hall in an advertisement published on Tuesday in The Times newspaper, which is owned by Murdoch's News Corp.. The advertisement, published in the classifieds section of the newspaper read, "Mr Rupert Murdoch, father of Prudence, Elisabeth, Lachlan, James, Grace and Chloe...

  • EIHEIJI, Japan Dec 30- Deep in a forest near Japan's western shore, a 13th century Buddhist temple where Steve Jobs once dreamed of becoming a Zen monk has teamed up with a Tokyo skyscraper builder to seek the commercial enlightenment of foreign tourist dollars. Japan's temples have long been business and tech-savvy, offering lucrative services like funerals...

  • WATERLOO, Iowa, Dec 23- Matt Happel and Pam Egli are first cousins, part of a sprawling family so big it rents a church hall for Christmas parties. Happel, now a 40- year-old divorced father of three, was laid off in April from Deere& Co.' s transmission factory in Waterloo, where he earned $21 an hour on the assembly line. The Iowa cousins' Wall Street connection is a single,...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 17- When alimony reform comes to Florida, it may be too late for Tarie MacMillan, a 65- year-old who runs a jewelry business near Tampa. Some states have already put curbs on judgments, particularly for marriages of less than 20 years, but most, like Florida, are still in progress or are constantly evolving. It has changed and shifted over the 40 years since...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 4- When Ajay Ahir agreed to come to the United States, he had no idea the recruiter promising a high-wage welding job and legal residency in America was lying. He borrowed 500,000 rupees to pay the recruiter's fees, told his wife to wait for him in India, and set off to make his fortune. After that visa expired and Eagle went out of business, the U.S....

  • Rubio: Dems have ultimate Super PAC in mainstream media

    Billionaire presidential candidate Donald Trump says he is in favor of keeping H1B visa workers in America. Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida responds.

  • Carson: Marriage between a man and woman

    Presidential candidate Ben Carson is asked about his views on companies that are 'gay friendly.'

  • Ken Griffin divorce settlement

    CNBC's Robert Frank reports there has been a settlement in the Ken Griffin divorce.